Link to More Sports
Soccer is one of the world’s most popular sports, and is also one of the most popular sports within Special Olympics. In addition to offering 5-A-Side Soccer, Special Olympics Soccer offers individual skills competition to allow athletes to train and compete in basic soccer skills, including dribbling, shooting and the run and kick. The development of these key skills is necessary prior to advancing to team competition.
Athletes are grouped in competition divisions according to ability level, age and gender.
Burnaby offers 3 team programs and individual skills program.
- Five-a-side team (outdoor)
The following events provide meaningful competition for athletes with lower ability levels: